About the Desktop Agent

The Desktop Agent is the component of the Backup Exec Desktop and Laptop Option that protects files on desktop and laptop computers (collectively referred to as desktops). It backs up data to the desktop's local drive and to a Storage Location on the network.

The DLO administrator initially configures the Desktop Agent. Your profile determines the level of interaction between you and the Desktop Agent. The administrator may also configure the Desktop Agent to run without a user interface, with a fully functional user interface, or somewhere in between.

If the DLO administrator has set your profile so that you can view the complete Desktop Agent and modify settings, then you can do the following: